Accounts Payable Clerk


Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your knack for great customer service and working with numbers into a rewarding career with an established and stable retail furniture organization? Join our team at Homemakers Furniture! For more than 40 years, we have provided customers throughout Iowa with the largest selection of furniture at the lowest prices. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a motivated, personable candidate just like you to serve as an accounts payable clerk.

We offer complete paid training, competitive benefits and plenty of room for professional growth and advancement. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you've been looking for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!


As an accounts payable clerk, you will be responsible for working with all aspects of the accounting department.

Specific duties include:

  • Receive, organize and properly enter all accounts payable invoices
  • Track all correspondence with vendors as it pertains to the payables function
  • Ensure all transactions are processed in a timely manner
  • Complete assigned projects with minimal supervision
  • Process payables checks, mail and file appropriate paperwork
  • Maintain accurate filing of invoices and payments
  • Stay proactive in obtaining all necessary invoices on a timely basis
  • Provides feedback to management regarding efficiencies, safety and productivity
  • Follow all operational and safety procedures
  • The above responsibilities and additional duties may vary as assigned


We are looking for a solid, reliable working with a strong work ethic and a positive, engaging personality. You must be highly detail-oriented while still being able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Specific qualifications include:

  • Two- or four-year accounting degree
  • Working knowledge of accounting processes
  • Good customer service when dealing with customers
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to follow a process through completion
  • Strong time management skills
  • Organized
  • Can work independently
  • Ability to complete assigned projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work within a group
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Working knowledge with accounting software and Excel
  • Working knowledge of credit card processing a plus

Physical expectations:

  • Extended sitting at a desk and use of computer
  • Occasional standing and bending

Office/clerical experience:

  • Typing skills of 35 net wpm
  • Data Entry skills of 60 kpm

Environmental conditions:

  • Will work in doors and outdoors
  • Conditions may include hot/cold temperatures, dusty surroundings and noisy work environment


As an accounts payable clerk at Homemakers Furniture, you will be part of an established company with a 40-year tradition of providing products to our customers, as well as a family- and growth-oriented company culture for our employees. It's the kind of place that you can make your career home, and many of our long-time employees have done exactly that. You will find a wide variety of opportunities for development and advancement with us, as well as set schedule options, competitive pay and a fantastic benefits package.

Here is just some of what we have to offer our full-time employees:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Pre-tax health and dependent care accounts
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match (also for part time employees)
  • Profit sharing (also for part time employees)
  • Short-term disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discounts (including Nebraska Furniture Mart)
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Closed most major holidays
  • Comprehensive paid training program
  • Advancement opportunities

Build a rewarding, long-term career with us at Homemakers!


Background check and pre-employment drug screen are required.
Homemakers is a tobacco- and drug-free workplace. EOE